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The Edinburgh Lectures on Mental Science

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Thomas Troward

Thomas Troward was a divisional Judge in British-administered India. His avocation was the study of comparative religion. Influences on his …

As a Man Thinketh (version 3)

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James Allen

The burgeoning conflict between science and organized religion in the Nineteenth Century had many cultural offshoots, one of the most signif…

Songs of Kabir

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Kabir (1440 - 1518) was a mystic poet and saint of India, whose writings have greatly influenced the Bhakti movement.The name Kabir comes fr…

The Martyrdom of Man

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William Winwood Reade (1838 - 1875) was a British historian, explorer, and philosopher. His most famous work, the Martyrdom of Man (1872)…

The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (Fitzgerald version)

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Omar Khayyám

The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (Persian: رباعیات عمر خیام) is the title that Edward Fitz-Gerald gave to his translation o…

A Description of New England

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Captain John Smith

Captain John Smith (c. January 1580 – June 21, 1631) Admiral of New England was an English soldier, explorer, and author. He was knighted fo…

A Selection of Poems by Sir Walter Raleigh

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Sir Walter Raleigh

Sir Walter Raleigh (c. 1552 – 29 October 1618) was an English aristocrat, writer, poet, soldier, courtier, spy, and explorer. He is also wel…

The Poetry of Sa'di - A Selection

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Shaikh Sa’di, also known as Saadi Shirazi, the nightingale of Shiraz, as Jami poetically calls this gifted poet, was born at Shiraz, the …

The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke

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C. J. Dennis

The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a verse novel by Australian novelist and poet C. J. Dennis. The book sold over 60,000 copies in nine edi…

Pascendi Dominici Gregis (On the Errors of the Modernists)

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Pope St Pius X

During a relatively short pontificate (1903 - 1914) Pope Pius X devoted much of his time to dealing with issues related to the rapid spread …

A Second Rubaiyat Miscellany

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Louisa Stuart Costello, Edward Byles Cowell, Nathan Haskell Dole, Henry George Keene, R. Löwenberg, Charles Pickering, Frank Siller, Whitley Stokes and W. E. B. Whittaker

In 1840 Louisa Stuart Costello published in Fraser’s Magazine an article on classic Persian poetry, which included a section on Omar Khayyam…

Wishes - Read by ALP

In Wishes

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Dora Sigerson Shorter

LibriVox volunteers bring you 21 recordings of Wishes by Dora Sigerson Shorter. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 16, 2019. --…

The Gift To Sing - Read by ALP

In The Gift To Sing

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James Weldon Johnson

LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of The Gift To Sing by James Weldon Johnson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 9, 2019…

Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night - Read by ALP

In Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night

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Walt Whitman

LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for June…

Roast Beef - Read by ALP

In Roast Beef

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Gertrude Stein

LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Roast Beef by Gertrude Stein. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 19, 2020. --…

Ecstasy by T. W. Earp

In Oxford Poetry 1915

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The first of many yearly-published Oxford poetry books. - Summary by Campbell SchelpPoets include: Gerald H. Crow Eric Dickinson Esther …

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